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Fallen Angel 

While Kovacs tracks down a man who sent Bancroft a death threat, Lt. Ortega bends the rules to keep tabs on his whereabouts.

Director:

Nick Hurran

Writers:

Richard Morgan (based on the novel by) (as Richard K. Morgan), Laeta Kalogridis (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Kinnaman ... Takeshi Kovacs
James Purefoy ... Laurens Bancroft
Martha Higareda ... Kristin Ortega
Chris Conner ... Poe
Dichen Lachman ... Reileen Kawahara (credit only)
Ato Essandoh ... Vernon Elliot
Kristin Lehman ... Miriam Bancroft
Trieu Tran ... Mr. Leung (credit only)
Renée Elise Goldsberry ... Quellcrist Falconer
Tamara Taylor ... Oumou Prescott
Waleed Zuaiter ... Samir Abboud
Lisa Chandler ... Mary Lou Henchy
Stephanie Cleough ... Anemone
Marlene Forte ... Alazne Ortega
Teach Grant ... Jimmy DeSoto
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Storyline

Kovacs accepts Bancroft's offer and begins the investigation using videos Bancroft had received threatening his life. He identifies the serial number of a weapon in a video and tracks down the owner, a former military soldier. Meanwhile Lt. Ortega uses a device to follow Kovacs's movements and whereabouts. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)| Dolby Atmos (Netflix)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Joel Kinnaman says "What the hell is wrong with you" with almost the same tone and inflection as he does in Suicide Squad. See more »

Goofs

The character Vernon Elliot states he was a medic in the Marines. The Marines have never had medics and use Navy Corpsman. Since the story is set in the far future this may have changed at one point. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Takeshi Kovacs: [narrating] Peace is an illusion. And no matter how tranquil the world seems, peace doesn't last long. Peace is a struggle against our very nature. A skin we stretch over the bone, muscle, and sinew of our own innate savagery.
Fisherman: What are you doing?
Boy: [reaching for floating woman] We can't just leave her here.
Fisherman: She's not our problem. You want to get us arrested? Just let her go.
Takeshi Kovacs: [continuing narration] The instinct of violence curls inside us like a parasite, waiting for a chance to feed on ...
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Connections

Features I Wake Up Screaming (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Sympathique
Written By China Forbes and Thomas M. Lauderdale
Performed by Pink Martini
Courtesy of Heinz Records
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Investigation and Obsession
3 February 2018 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Kovacs accepts Bancroft´s offer and begins the investigation using videos Bancroft had received threatening his life. He identifies the serial number of a weapon in a video and tracks down the owner, a former military soldier. Meanwhile Lt. Ortega uses a device to follow Kovacs´s movements and whereabouts.

"Fallen Angel" is the beginning of Kovacs´ investigation seeking out Bancroft´s killer. He discovers dark secrets about his employer. Meanwhile the Latin Lt. Ortega is obsessed for Kovacs without explanation for such obsessive behavior. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Fallen Angel"


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